List of action heroes  

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This is a list of action heroes who appear in a number of genres including action films, adventure films, swashbuckler films, Westerns on television, old-time radio, adventure novels, dime novels, pulp magazines, and folklore. These heroes often appear capable of extreme physical acts of daring. Those actors most strongly identified with the genre are either extremely athletic or find appeal as an everyman, if somewhat enhanced.

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Male action heroes

Actors

Cartoon

Anime

Film

Television

Video games

Literature

Female action heroes

Woman warrior

Actresses

Film

Cartoon

Anime

Television

Video games

Literature




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